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Air Safety Alert: GA safety pause

Article | Nov 20, 2014

Over the past several weeks, the Air Safety Institute has observed a cluster of general aviation accidents occurring in close succession. The Air Safety Institute recommends that GA pilots conduct a pre-holiday safety pause and risk review. See these safety steps to take before your next flight.

Training your feet

Pilot Magazine | Oct 02, 2014

A pet peeve of mine that is particularly grating occurs occasionally when I administer flight reviews in single-engine airplanes.

Elite opens retail sim training center

Article | Sep 26, 2014

Longtime simulator maker Elite is launching two new simulator training centers: one in Florida and one in Switzerland.

Safety Pilot: Searching for balance

Pilot Magazine | Mar 06, 2014

Only in Washington, D.C., would two seemingly intelligent parties devise a poison budget pill called sequestration.

ASA announces checkride, flight review apps

Article | Nov 20, 2013

ASA has released apps for the private, instrument, commercial, flight instructor, helicopter, and multiengine checkrides and for the flight review.

Question of the week: Foreign flight review

Article | Oct 11, 2013

Question: I hold an FAA pilot certificate and will be doing some flying in Germany. Can I complete a flight review with a German flight instructor?

Quiz Me: Flight reviews

Article | Jun 12, 2013

Question: Is it true that there is an online course that will substitute for the flight review required by 14 CFR 61.56?

Apps to help prepare for private pilot exam, flight review

Article | Mar 13, 2013

As a student pilot, AOPA eNewsletter and Social Media Editor Benet J. Wilson is always looking for any tip, trick, or technology that will help her in the learning process. To that end, there are myriad apps that can help do just that.

Logging time: What do I have to record?

Article | Mar 11, 2013

The most important part of the logbook is the inside, and your ability to log the information required by the regulations and capture any original signatures that may be necessary.

Resuming the Journey: Wrapping up the flight review

Article | Jun 25, 2012

After nearly a decade on the ground, a pilot wraps up a thorough five-lesson flight review. On to soft-field landings, short runways, no towers, and lots of adventure in Alaska.

Never Again Online: Trapped on top

Article | Sep 01, 2004

I was due for my flight review, and my friend and neighbor Bruce (a pseudonym) was an instructor. This was one of those brilliant blue autumn days, the kind that make their way onto a meteorologist's top-ten list, and when I noticed Bruce dutifully raking leaves in his yard I suggested that there might be a much better way to spend a Sunday afternoon.